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NOTICE: The team in EQHR and the Sexual Violence Resource Office is committed to maintaining consistency of service while adhering to and respecting the COVID-19 measures that are in place now and those that will be put in place in the coming days and weeks. All meetings will be conducted remotely at this time. As always please email eqhr01@uvic.ca if you would like to set up a meeting or if you have any questions.


Email:
Phone: 250-721-8488

If you would like to arrange an appointment for information and support, please contact Kirsten Downs, Case Management Officer at eqhr01@uvic.ca or 250-721-8786.

If you have questions or concerns about the sexualized violence policy or if you wish to make a disclosure and/or report, please call the sexualized violence resource and intake line: 250-721-8021 

For advice, feel free to review staff areas of responsibility and contact one of us directly.

NameAreaContact
Executive Director
Equity and Human Rights
Provides overall strategic direction for equity and inclusion initiatives at UVic. Advises senior leaders on equity and diversity matters affecting the university. Provides support and advice to team members on complex issues, ensuring alignment with relevant policies​.
Administrative Assistant
Equity and Human Rights
Provides administrative and reception support for general operations of the EQHR office. Coordinates logistics and meetings for university equity committee. Manages calendar for executive director, equity and human rights.
On Leave- Manager, Case Resolution
Equity and Human Rights
Oversees, coordinates and implements EQHR’s responsibilities under Discrimination and Harassment (GV0205) and Sexualized Violence (GV0245) policies. Responsible for case resolution under these policies.
Case Management Officer
Equity and Human Rights
First point of contact for university community members who are seeking information and support from Equity and Human Rights. Provides information, referrals, guidance, and support to all those that find their way to EQHR, with specific emphasis on the sexualized violence prevention and response policy and the discrimination and harassment policy.
Specialist, EDI Education and Partnerships
Equity and Human Rights
Researches, designs and facilitates educational programs on human rights discrimination and harassment. Builds networks and partnerships with diverse groups on campus to facilitate information sharing about human rights, social justice issues and UVic policies. Provides some case resolution.
Project Manager, Equity and Diversity Training
Equity and Human Rights
Coordinates development of strategy and resources on equity, diversity and inclusion training for faculty and staff search committees and other groups.
Manager, Sexualized Violence Education, Prevention and Support
Equity and Human Rights
Collaborates with key university units and stakeholders to coordinate sexualized violence education, prevention and response on campus. Develops tailored information and education about UVic’s expectations, support options, and trauma informed responses to disclosures or reports of sexualized violence for diverse groups on campus. Provides advise on matters related to sexualized violence, prevention and response.
Courier or in-person address

Equity & Human Rights Office
University of Victoria
3800 Finnerty Road
Sedgewick Building, room C115
Victoria BC V8P 5C2
Canada

Mailing address

Equity & Human Rights Office
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 2Y2
Canada